L1 Pharmacy Technician - IV | Pharmacy

UF Health Shands Hospital - Gainesville

Job ID: 88579
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Pharmacy
Shift/Days: Variable
Posted FTE: 1.00 = 40 Hours

Job Opening Summary

Responsible for performing the technical and clerical duties requiring professional judgment in the inpatient pharmacy distribution system. Responsible for sterile compounding of hazardous and non-hazardous preparations using the principles of aseptic technique. Technical duties include, but are not limited to, drug inventory management, drug preparation and distribution, and regulatory compliance. Responsible for completing and delegating regulatory tasks, directing technician workflow, triaging pharmacy issues not requiring the judgement of the technician or pharmacist coordinators, and other duties as assigned. Must demonstrate flexibility to cover open shifts on days and evenings to ensure appropriate staffing levels at all times. Serves as the lead trainer for new hires and students. All competencies required for Pharmacy Technician Level 3 must be completed successfully within 6 months of start date and at annual evaluations thereafter.

Job Opening Qualifications

Education, Experience and Training:
1. Must meet all requirements of a Pharmacy Technician Level 1, including required competencies.
2. In addition, one of the following requirements must be met:
a. 12 months of Shands Pharmacy Technician experience.
b. 6 months of Shands Pharmacy Technician experience and one of the following:
i. Two years of hospital/institutional pharmacy experience.
ii. Three years of retail pharmacy experience.
3. Demonstrate the ability to work independently.
4. Demonstrate the ability to contribute to effective working relationships.
5. Experience managing projects preferred.
6. Experience with Microsoft Office suite preferred.

Job Knowledge:
1. Must know how to operate telecommunications equipment, calculator and computer workstation.
2. Must demonstrate proficiency with pharmaceutical calculations.

Additional Requirement:
As a condition of employment within the Pharmacy Services Department of Shands Hospital, all employees must be accessible by telephone. This requires each employee to maintain and provide a valid telephone number with the department staff assistant in order for the department to reach them in the event of hospital need and/or emergency.

1. All Pharmacy Technicians must be registered with the Florida Board of Pharmacy as a Registered Pharmacy Technician or licensed Pharmacist Intern prior to their first day of employment.
2. Must obtain National Pharmacy Technician Certification by exam (PTCB) within the first 90 days and maintain certification while in role.

Minimum Pay Rate - Hourly: $20.65
Midpoint Pay Rate - Hourly: $26.11

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UF Health Shands Hospital is committed to diversity as a competitive advantage in attracting top talent from across the nation and around the world. We believe in sharing knowledge, learning from one another, valuing different opinions, and celebrating the things that make each one of us unique in our own right. UF Health Shands Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and drug-free workplace. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

UF Health Shands Hospital - Gainesville
Gainesville, FL 32608

Why Work With UF Health

Benefits to fit your life.

As you would expect from an organization this size, our core benefits include medical insurance and prescription drug plans, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, generous paid time off, 10 paid holidays per year and an employee assistance plan. Voluntary benefits include tuition reimbursement, dependent care and health care reimbursement accounts, dental insurance, vision plan and more. Retirement benefits include a 403(b) plan.

About UF Health
About UF Health

UF Health Shands is recognized as Florida’s premier hospital system, thanks to our commitment to quality clinical care that yields outstanding outcomes and continually earns us national recognition. It is our privilege to offer distinguished, patient-centered care and build upon our role as the state’s premier provider of medical expertise and specialties.

UF Health ranks 53rd on the 2021 Forbes list of Florida’s 100 best workplaces and ranks 31st on their list of best workplaces in the nation for women. UF Health Shands Hospital was included in Indeed’s list of the “2019 Top-Rated Workplaces” for hospitals, which recognizes the 25 “Best Hospitals” in the U.S. We are number 20.

About The Area
Welcome to the Sunshine State.

There’s a reason the Sunshine State is the tourism capital of the world and the third-most populous state in the country. As a Florida resident, you’re never far from the world’s best beaches, theme parks and attractions (and their Florida resident discounts), and cultural arts. Factor in our favorable tax rate and entrepreneurial spirit, and it’s easy to see why so many individuals, families and businesses choose to make Florida their home.

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